Learn about what white fillings are, the benefits of using porcelain fillings and its potential drawbacks for your consideration.
I still experience pain on chewing hard or crunchy foods 4 months after 2 amalgam fillings were replaced with composite. The pain is in the centre not on the corners. I went back to the dentist twice only to be told to wear a mouth guard all night as i may be grinding my teeth or to [...]
What are the pros and cons of white fillings? Our teeth are invaluable assets that deserve our best efforts to preserve and protect them. However, it is sometimes inevitable that we develop a decay or cavity. When cavities are not detected and dealt with at an early stage, they may grow deeper resulting in dental [...]
Porcelain fillings are best known for possessing a striking resemblance to real tooth enamel while offering superior strength. A dental filling is one of the most common ways to restore you tooth back to it original form and function. It essentially fills in the cavity, stops the bacterial build-up, and prevents further decay. Among the available filling [...]
If you had dental fillings done many years ago, they are most probably amalgam fillings. Previously dentists favoured these silver-coloured fillings for their durability and strength. However, the dark colour of amalgam fillings draw attention to the inside of your mouth and the fact that you have had your cavities fixed in the past. From afar, the [...]